As some states lift coronavirus restrictions, this may lead to a “vicious cycle of economic and health disasters,” according to the World Health Organization. States like Texas, Alabama and South Dakota have seen a spike in cases since easing restrictions.  (CNBC)

Haven CEO Atul Gawande has officially stepped down from the Amazon-JPMorgan-Berkshire joint health venture. He will become the chairman of Haven. COO Mitch Betses will step in as interim CEO while the company searches for a new leader. (Bloomberg)

Bluebird Bio and Bristol Myers Squibb’s application for its cell therapy for blood cancer will not be reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration. The application was refused for lacking details on product manufacturing. (STAT)

More than 80 children in NYC have been diagnosed with coronavirus inflammatory syndrome. The city has started a digital advertising campaign to warn about the disease that is causing children with COVID-19 to suffer heart and kidney failure. (CNBC)

Our latest webcast MM&M Convene COVID-19: Communicating in the Coronavirus Era takes place today at 12:00pm ET. Tune in for discussions on reaching HCPs during the COVID-19 crisis, patient engagement during a pandemic and employee engagement and corporate image. (MM&M)